Universidad Argentina de la Empresa

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Argentine University of Enterprise
Universidad Argentina de la Empresa
Former names
Higher Institute for Business Studies
MottoUna gran universidad
Motto in English
A great university
PresidentDr. Héctor Masoero
Vice-presidentDr. Carlos San Millán
RectorDr. Ricardo Orosco
Coordinates: 34°37′00″S 58°22′54″W / 34.616696°S 58.381726°W / -34.616696; -58.381726
SportsBasketball, football, field hockey, rugby, swimming, volleyball

Argentine University of Enterprise (Spanish: Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, UADE) is a private university in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was founded by the Argentine Chamber of Corporations.[1]

It has a campus in Buenos Aires and Pinamar.[2]

It is recognised worldwide by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, Public Relations Society of America, International Advertising Association and Tourism Education Quality.


UADE was founded in 1957 by members of the Cámara Argentina de Sociedades Anónimas as the Instituto Superior de Estudios de la Empresa. Its activities began in the building of Belgrano Av. 687 under the direction of Dr. James Wainer, and with a total of 338 business executives enrolled. The first class was delivered by Dr. Anwar Obeid who spoke about "The corporation: its importance and influence in the development of the modern world." At the end of that year, to arrange education and higher education in a comprehensive manner, the Institute became the Argentina Foundation for Advanced Business Studies. It aimed to promote training in all disciplines related to the development of social enterprise as an economic institution, considering the specific problems of the real business in Argentina.Around 500 business leaders completed the course in 1958 and the following year, in a large ceremony held at the Plaza Hotel in Buenos Aires, the course for 1959 was opened. At the event, the Minister of Economy, Dr. William W. Klein, the Secretary of State for Trade, Dr. Joseph C. Orfila, and the Minister of Education and Justice, Dr. Luis Mac Kay (who spoke on behalf of the President of the Republic, Dr. Arturo Frondizi) delivered their speeches. The growth process was consolidated in 1962 when, in the context of the Law 14,557 of 1958 authorizing the operation of private universities in the country, the Chamber of Corporations decided to create the UNIVERSIDAD ARGENTINA DE LA EMPRESA, whose statutes were approved by that institution on June 7, 1963 and the National Executive Power on August 27 of that year.

In 1963, the first degrees were offered in areas of special interest for business: "Marketing," "Costs", "Finance and Organisation", "Organisation of Production" and "Industrial Relations" . In 1964 other degrees were added, such as "Business Applied Statistics", "Market Research", "Public Relations", "Management Techniques" and "Production Engineering and Construction Organization."

In 1968, the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa joined the Council of Rectors of Private Universities (CRUP), after the Law 17,604, passed in that year, institutionalized the agency's performance in the educational activity in Argentina, recognizing it as a representative body in the planning and action of the private sector, acting as an adviser for the National Executive Power.

In 1984, the headquarters of the Lima St. 717 were inaugurated and, subsequently, in 1992, 1993, 1997 and 1998 new buildings were added to create the current building complex in Lima, functionally integrated, bringing all the faculties and departments of the University together. In 2000 the Faculty and Alumni Club was added, in an annex building on Chile St., thus extending the facilities that make the UADE urban campus the most modern in Argentina. In 2003, the School of Management (EDDE) was opened on Freedom St. 1340, with the purpose of developing a new business generation in the country. Finally, in 2005, the UADE University Residence was opened, which is capable of accommodating 105 local and foreign students.

In 2008, the Urban Campus UADE UADE was opened with the objective of helping students to live a comprehensive and complete college experience. The campus includes a Residence Hall, a Model Library, a Cultural and Exhibition Centre, a Sports Center and a Microstage with capacity for 1,200 people, which with the 181 classrooms and laboratories account for more than 75,000 m2.

In 2009, UADE and CONICET, the main body for the promotion of science and technology in Argentina, signed an Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation which will develop an extensive interaction between the two institutions. In this regard, co-financing will be sought with the CONICET doctoral fellowships as well as the possibility that researchers from this body can develop their work of study in UADE.

Finally, the UADE Labs were set up in May 2010. This is a building of 9000 m2 which is presented to national and regional level as the first integrated university laboratory building in the country. In it, students in 51 undergraduate and graduate programs will attend annually 60 thousand hours of practice and research.[3]


In the 2010/2011 iEco University Ranking, UADE came third, after the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) and the Universidad de Lomas de Zamora, being the top ranked among private universities.[4]

Undergraduate degrees[edit]

School of Business and Management[edit]

  • BA in Business Management
  • BA in Global Business Management - GBM
  • BA in Human Resources
  • BA in Marketing
  • Joint degree in Business Management and Human Resources
  • Joint degree in Business Management and International Trade
  • Joint degree in Business Management and Marketing
  • Joint degree in Business Management and Public Accountancy
  • Joint degree in Marketing and International Trade

School of Communication and Design[edit]

  • Short program - Artistic and Musical Show Production
  • Short program - Ceremonial, Protocol and Event Management
  • Short program - Design, Confection and Print-Making Assistance
  • Short program - Development of Commercial Spaces
  • Short program - Development of Objects of Design
  • Short program - Journalistic Drafting and Diagramming
  • Short program - Multimedia Development Assistance
  • BA in Advertising
  • BA in Communication Sciences
  • BA in Gastronomy
  • BA in Graphic Design
  • BA in Industrial Design
  • BA in Interior Design
  • BA in Media and Entertainment Management
  • BA in Multimedia and Interaction Design
  • BA in Public and Institutional Relations
  • BA in Textile and Apparel Design
  • BA in Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Joint degree in Public and Institutional Relations and Communication Sciences
  • Joint degree in Public and Institutional Relations, Government and International Relations

School of Economics[edit]

  • BA in Agricultural Management
  • BA in Economics
  • BA in Finance
  • BA in International Trade
  • BA in Public Accountancy
  • Joint degree in Agricultural Management and Public Accountancy
  • Joint degree in Business Management and International Trade
  • Joint degree in Business Management and Public Accountancy
  • Joint degree in Economics and Finance
  • Joint degree in Marketing and International Trade
  • Joint degree in Public Accountancy and Law
  • Joint degree in Public Accountancy and Finance

School of Engineering and Science[edit]

  • BA in Bioinformatics
  • BA in Biotechnology
  • BA in Computer Engineering
  • BA in Electromechanic Engineering
  • BA in Food Engineering
  • BA in Food Industrial Technology
  • BA in Industrial Engineering
  • BA in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Joint degree in Food Industrial Technology and Biotechnology
  • Joint degree in Industrial and Electromechanic Engineering

School of Law and Social Sciences[edit]

  • BA in Law
  • BA in Government and International Relations
  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in Public Translation in English Language
  • BA in Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Joint degree in Public and Institutional Relations, Government and International Relations
  • Joint degree in Public Translation in English Language and Simultaneous Interpreting in English

Graduate degrees[edit]

The UADE conducts two graduate programs through UADE Business School and UADE Executive Education. The UADE Business School was established in 2003 with the mission of "Producing the fittest business executives by providing them the essential skills and knowledge to perform their duties with responsibility and effectiveness" and it annually trains about 350 students. The degrees offered are:

  • MBA in Strategic Management of Information
  • MBA in Management of Institutional Communication
  • MBA in Information Technology and Communications
  • MBA in Business Law

UADE Business School[edit]

The UADE Business School currently has over 400 graduate students and provides customized training programs to 40 of the largest companies in the country, working closely with over 10 international institutions of higher education. All master degrees have official accredited by the Ministry of Education through the National Commission on Education and Accreditation (CONEAU), and also have international accreditation through the certification received by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and programs (ACBSP).[5]

UADE Labs[edit]

In the UADE Labs, students of the 52 undergraduate and 5 graduate degrees UADE dictates attend annually 60 thousand hours of practice and research. It has more than 30 workshops in 9000 m² in 11 upper floors and 3 basements. Details of laboratories per floor:

  • 11th. Floor: Laboratory of Electronics, Robotics, Telecommunications and Electrics
  • 10th. floor: Laboratory of Chemistry and Instrumental Chemistry
  • 9th. Floor: Laboratory of Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • 8th. floor: Laboratories of Physics, Automatation, Robotics and Computer Classroom
  • 7th. and 6th. Floors: Computer Rooms
  • 5th. floor: Laboratories of Lighting and Workshops
  • 4th. Floor: Industrial Design
  • 3rd. Floor: Gesell Room, Languages Laboratory, Mac Room and Photography Workshop
  • 2nd. Floor: Textile Design Workshops: Confection and Print-Making
  • 1st. subsoil UADE Art Institute showrooms
  • 2nd. subsoil: Food Processing Laboratory and Hydraulics and Pneumatics Laboratory


  1. ^ https://www.uade.edu.ar/acerca-de-uade/la-universidad/historia/
  2. ^ https://www.uade.edu.ar/acerca-de-uade/la-universidad/
  3. ^ http://www.uade.edu.ar/paginas/Historia.aspx?Id=36
  4. ^ http://www.dre.uade.edu.ar/ranking.pdf
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-01-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)